Monthly Archives: September 2010

Thoughts on Irrationality – The Death Penalty

I see that the Commonwealth of Virginia executed Teresa Lewis yesterday, and some folks are up in arms about that.  I think I can see where we went wrong. There are subjects that we don’t like to dwell on until … Continue reading

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International Day of Peace

Today is – or, in most of the world, was – the International Day of Peace.  It hasn’t been getting a lot of coverage in the media, and in the local coverage I just saw there were people with their … Continue reading

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A Word About Jed

I clicked over to The 7MSN Ranch this morning and couldn’t help but notice that Pedigree is donating a 20-lb bag of food to a shelter for every blog that mentions their Adoption Drive through today.  Heck, I can do … Continue reading

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My Post for September 11th

I’ve written before about “9-11” and where I was and how I felt. It’s also Sen. Daniel Akaka’s birthday, and Harry Connick, Jr’s, and Amy Madigan’s and Virginia Madsen’s.  It’s the birth anniversary of Coaches Paul “Bear” Bryant and Tom … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Reinstating the Draft

I was over on Rainy Day Things a little bit ago  where she reminded me about the crazies and craziness that got – and kept – us in the war in Iraq (instead of focusing our efforts in locating and … Continue reading

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Another Post on Binary Partisan Politics

Let me say at the outset that this blog is not moribund.  It can be hard to tell with me, so I thought I’d just put that out there. I just got back from my first road trip since moving … Continue reading

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